Striker Thiago Santos is taking on TUF vet and grappling specialist Eric Spicely are up next.

Spicely establishes himself as a threat when he immediately pulls the Brazilian into his half-guard and starts stringing together omoplata-gogogplata attempts. Santos wiggles out, but soon he’s beneath Spicely, and then struggling to shuck the American off his back. Spicely ain’t having it though, and his rear naked choke has Santos tapping.


Results: Eric Spicely def. Thiago Santos via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:58, R1